Small Businesses: Great Chances for Training July 20-27

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SBA Training Opportunities for Tennessee Entrepreneurs 

Small business training

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Develop Your Business Model: Learn how to visualize your business and its interrelationships on a single canvas using Business Modeling. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Accounting Fundamentals: Every new business owner needs to have a working knowledge of basic accounting principles and a system to keep track of their taxes and financials. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, July 20, 2019, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Small Business Boot Camp: During this ½ day seminar, participants will discuss practical steps to take in establishing a successful foundation to grow your business. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at Tennessee State University. For more information and to register, click here.


Monday, July 22, 2019,  11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

E-Commerce 101: Does selling on Amazon help you or hurt you? Which e-commerce platforms should you avoid?  What is the one simple marketing machine that you can build yourself to bring in more customers? These are just a few of the questions that Daniel Leake will be answering in this E-Commerce 101 class. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at Chattanooga State Community College (CSCC). For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Knoxville

Time Management Lunch and Learn: This workshop provides strategic concepts and practical time savers. This event is hosted by SCORE Knoxville. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

SBIR STTR Technology & Commercialization Forum: Attend this event to understand how to take advantage of these SBIR contract opportunities for small businesses. This event is hosted by the Nashville Business Incubation Center in partnership with the University of Tennessee Procurement and Technical Assistance Center. For more information and to register, go here.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. CST, Nashville 

Women in Business Breakfast and Roundtable: Join other women in business for breakfast and a roundtable with time for questions and answers facilitated by award-winning author and Pathway Small Business Mentor Charelle Lans. This event is hosted by Pathway Women's Business Center. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. CST, Murfreesboro

What to Consider When Starting a Business: This workshop provides basic information on starting a small business. *TSBDC services *Personal Considerations *Business Planning *Financing *Requirements. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019,  11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Small Business Orientation (Morning): Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to even begin? We’ll cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at CSCC. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019,  5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. EST, Chattanooga

Small Business Orientation (Evening): Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to even begin? We’ll cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options, and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. This event is hosted by the TSBDC at CSCC. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019, 6:000 p.m.-7:30 p.m. CST, Memphis

TN Tax Law Compliance for Small Business: Taxation is an essential part of business operations. This presentation by an official of TN Department of Revenue will reveal the convenience of electronic filing and discuss the importance of voluntary tax compliance. This event is hosted by SCORE Memphis. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, July 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, Knoxville

Starting Your Own Business Workshop: This workshop is designed to help you make up your own mind using information known only to you. This event is hosted by SCORE Knoxville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST, Nashville

Building Financial Projections for Business: This workshop is designed to walk students through the process of developing financial projections for their proposed business model. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST Nashville

Write Your Business Plan: This workshop will outline how to write a 10 to 12 page business plan including 4 financial pages. This event is hosted by SCORE Nashville. For more information and to register, click here.


 

Webinars


Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online 

Teaming and Mentor Protégé Programs: As a potential mentor or protégé, understand how SBA’s JV and Mentor-Protégé programs can help grow your business. For information and to  register, click here.


Tuesday July 23, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 3-Endpoint Security.In this module, you will learn about how endpoint devices such as laptops, desktops, tablet computers and mobile devices can offer cybercriminals a gateway into your company’s networks and data. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. CST, Online

Audits and Accounting Systems: Overview of Audits & Accounting Systems for government contractors. For more information and to register, click here.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 4-Network Security: Securing your network is one of the basic tasks of providing cybersecurity for your company. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 12:00 P.M.-4;00 P.M. CST, Online

Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) Primer: This course is designed to provide small business contractors with essential knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to improve their chances of success. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST, Online

Networking, Capturing, and Leveraging: When, where, and how to network to win federal contracts. Not your typical networking course!  For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 7-Laws and Regulatory Compliance: In this module, a discussion is held on State, Federal and international laws and regulations you and your company will be expected to follow when you have a data breach or possess and process your customer’s or employee’s sensitive data. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST, Online

Bids and Proposals: How to effectively review RFPs and put forth a winning proposal. For more information and to register, click here.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 8-Breaches, Security Crises, and Incident Response: In this module, a detailed exploration of the targets, motivations and techniques of hackers, as well as various types of common attacks will be conducted. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST, Online

How to Market to the Federal Government as a "Small Business Concern": Understanding how you can effectively market as a small business once you’ve exited the 8(a) Program. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST, Online

Module 5-Data SecurityThis module will discuss why protecting data should be at the heart of your cybersecurity program, the types of data you are responsible for and threats to that data. For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.EST, Online

Module 6-Security Framework and Standards: In this module, you will learn about cybersecurity standards and discuss several frameworks that are relevant to cybersecurity. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, July 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST, Online

Module 9-Prevention and Remediation:  A discussion is held on how not to be a data breach victim, as well as outline some steps you can take to decrease or mitigate your company’s risk of a data breach. For more information and to register, click here.


Friday, July 26, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST, Online

Module 10- Management Responsibilities and the Cyber Future: This module will explore how executives must take responsibility for their company cybersecurity efforts and support and oversee these efforts. For more information and to register, click here.